Tag Archives: Christmas

Valuing the act of Christmas

International self-help author Anne Jones, celebrates her birthday on Christmas Eve and she recalls several past birthdays when after baking yule log,    ... more

Shifting Shanghai

Whilst it may be one of the most easterly municipalities of China, Shanghai itself may be the most populated city in China,    ... more

Believe in Santa

By Luca Giannini, aged 7 years My Christmas list to Santa is written (in my best writing) and I know I’ve    ... more

Greetings from the Tropic of Capricorn

With the festive season in full swing here in the United Kingdom, the same festive celebrations are taking place in a    ... more

The best gift this Christmas!

By Luca Giannini, 7 years Thomas fans, train fans, track fans….Christmas has arrived. Having taken a year off for adjustments, Hornby    ... more

Whip crackers sound and lanterns glow

Each year at the start of December, Christmas markets around Europe may begin to pop up offering patrons the opportunity to    ... more

Santa’s delivery service

Christmas poem by Yasmin Giannini aged 9 years old   Up, up and away they go, On, on through the midnight    ... more

Welcoming shades of winter

Celebrating its 118th anniversary the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival remains to be one of the longest-running events in the Eastern United    ... more

Hundreds of thousands of magical lights

Home to the world's tallest living Christmas tree (an old Douglas-fir over 200 years old), Capilano Suspension Bridge aims to captivate    ... more

Lighting up the Spanish season’s celebrations

Barcelona has become a summer weekend-break favourite. The Catalan capital has much to offer all year round - from the celebrated design    ... more

Classic culture at home

The city of Bath sits nestled in the green hills of the West Country. Approximately 13miles from Bristol, Bath is a    ... more

Nights from above

Leaves rustle in the evening breeze, stars replace the bedside lamp and animals hoot, hiss and howl. A night up in    ... more

A show with warm dry snow

By  Yasmin Giannini aged 8 years old Many of you will recognize him as the fantastic face of Cebeebies ‘Let’s Celebrate’, however, this    ... more

Something to help you walk through Wonderland

By Sonia Darbari aged 8years old Have you been to Winter Wonderland yet? Well, if you are planning a wonderful day    ... more

Are Rudolph’s favourite snack a superfood?

There is Dasher and Dancer, Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, Donner and Blitzen, and the most famous of them all,    ... more

Celebrations galore: Christmas at London. Credit Michael Mazzamuto (mazza1992) via Flickr.com

Yuletide getaway

While most of may be spending time year after year putting up decorations and planning cooking Turkeys, there may be some    ... more

Cinnamon and spice and all things nice

Christmas is perhaps the holiday which most sums up the spirit of London. A time of thanks and celebration which unites    ... more

Christmas can be the most fun time of the year

Megan Shakespeare and Yasmin Giannini, aged 8 Dear Editor of the Positive: My friend Megan and I (Yasmin) are writing to    ... more

Santa claus reading a letter

Reindeer on the roof!

To: Mr. Santa Claus North Pole H0H 0H0 Dear Santa, I know you are really busy however I hope you have    ... more